Nature Reserves

RSPB Aylesbeare Common Reserve

Devon - Sidmouth

United Kingdom

  • Sightseeing
  • Family Fun

Taking the kids out for the day to RSPB Aylesbeare Common Reserve in Devon - Free Stuff!

CONTACT INFO

01395 233655
southwest@rspb.org.uk
RSPB Aylesbeare Common
Exmouth Road, Aylesbeare
Sidmouth
Devon
EX52DG
United Kingdom

ON PEAK WORKING HOURS

START END
Sunday 09:00 - 17:30
Monday 09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Saturday 09:00 - 17:30

ADMISSIONS

Entry

  • Free for all Free, but donations to help us continue our work here are welcome

Parking & Other

Free parking No height restrictions and no bike rack. The car park is situated by Joney's Cross.

DESCRIPTION

You can enjoy a walk along firm paths over quiet heathland here and have a chance of seeing Dartford warblers and stonechats in summer. The woodland fringes, streams and ponds abound with butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies. Stay late on a summer evening to see nightjars at dusk. 

Aylesbeare Common is managed with kind permission from Clinton Devon Estates.

Opening times

Open all year round.

Entrance charges

Free, but donations to help us continue our work here are welcome.

Information for dog owners

Dogs are only allowed on public footpaths and bridleways

ONSITE FACILITIES

  • Car Parking

DIRECTIONS

By bicycle (Sustrans cycle route)

Buzzard trail 52.

By train

Exeter St Davids/Central, eight miles (12 km) east on A3052.

By bus

Buses 9 and 9A, request stop at Joneys Cross.

By road

Eight miles (12.8 km) east of Exeter. Six miles (9.5 km) east from the M5 on the A3052. Travel 0.5 mile (0.8 km) past the Halfway Inn, turn right towards Hawkerland and the car park is immediately on the left. Thanks to Clinton Devon Estates for kind use of their car park.

Contact us

  • Tel: 01395 233655
  • E-mail:aylesbeare.common@rspb.org.uk

Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 50.70011,-3.33670
  • Grid reference: SY057898
  • Nearest town: Sidmouth, Devon
  • County: Devon
  • Country: England


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